Political podcast host Michael Brooks dead at 37 from ‘sudden medical condition’ – The Sun
POLITICAL commentator and podcast host Michael Brooks has died from a 'sudden medical condition' at the age of 37.
Brooks hosted the popular web series The Michael Brooks Show and The Majority Report.
Brooks was born in Brooklyn, New York but grew up in Western Massachusetts.
The late political commentator began working with The Majority Report as a contributor in 2013.
The Majority Report political talk show discusses cultural issues and is released daily on platforms including YouTube, iTunes and Spotify.
The official Majority Report Twitter account announced the passing of Brooks on Monday evening.
The statement reads: “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the unexpected passing of Michael Brooks: a son, brother, friend and true comrade to so many, due to a sudden medical condition.”
“Michael believed in bringing people together in the struggle for love and justice, fighting for all poor and working people, a struggle that he understood to be global. He knew the only way we could do this was by bringing people together & made his life’s work bringing people from different backgrounds and countries together."
Brooks also appeared as an analyst on The young Turks, Al Jazeera English, Huffington Post, France 24, and several other outlets, according to the show’s website.
He also wrote two books – Against the Web: A Cosmopolitan Answer to the New Right and The Buddha’s Playbook.
According to the statement, Brooks’ family will announce "plans to keep his work alive" by creating a foundation in his honor and requested that people treat “all humans with respect and dignity” to honor him.
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